Electromagnetism and the Rolling Wheel

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Scientific Paper
Title Electromagnetism and the Rolling Wheel
Author(s) David Tombe
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Published 2009
Journal General Science Journal
No. of pages 3


A rolling wheel is driven forwards by virtue of the linear momentum in the upper half of the wheel. A closer examination of the forces involved will reveal the hand of the centrifugal force. The analysis also provides a visual aid to understanding the basic principles of electromagnetism.